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PBS
Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm PST
: and to egypt. within the last 24 hours the country has seen the worst violence since president mohamed morsi was elected in june. seven people were killed and more than 600 hurt during overnight clashes in cairo outside the presidential palace. we have a report from jonathan rugman of "independent television news." >> reporter: last year, they ousted a dictator. last night, they turned against one another. religious and secular egyptians fighting outside the palace of their first freely-elected president. after riot police gave up keeping the two warring sides apart. seven people were killed and hundreds were injured. both sides were armed with clubs, but eyewitnesses said the first gunfire came from president morsi's supporters. the president's opponents let off fireworks. but they say they won't back down until the president gives up sweeping new powers or resigns. this morning, the army moved in. not to mount a military coup, but to defend a president they would once have jailed for his political views. the commander of these troops said these tanks were just to keep rival factions apart.
PBS
Dec 20, 2012 3:00pm PST
turned out to bury mohammed hilal, to mourn the loss of a 22-year-old student who gave out polio vaccine in his spare time. but they also came to express public outrage at this week's murders. nine young people, six of them women, one just 17, have been gunned down since monday, and not at random. a series of coordinated assassinations targeting an annual three day polio vaccination campaign. >> ( translated ): we go out door to door and risk our lives to save innocent children from being permanently handicapped. for what? so that our coming generations turn out to be healthy. we work for our country and we are being rewarded in the form of death. what kind of justice is this? why are we targeted and killed? >> reporter: until someone claims responsibility, we won't know why. the taliban haven't come forward, but extreme islamist groups have long opposed western health interventions and the role for women in campaigns. frustration is compounded by the fact they were making such good progress. there were just 56 cases of polio in pakistan this year, the lowest ever. up until the 1950s, po
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
fraud in the referendum for a new constitution. we talk with opposition leader mohamed el-baradei. consider a sad day in my view for it is going to institutionalize -- >> ifill: the legal showdown between california health center that discusses marijuana and >> ifill: we have the story of a legal showdown between a california health center that dispenses marijuana and federal authorities. >> just people feel safe coming here. like going to your neighborhood cvs or anywhere else. >> brown: open season in congress look >> brown: seven weeks after election day, there are open seats in congress. we look at contests in three senate races. >> ifill: fred de sam lazaro profiles a priest who became a doctor to help haiti's poor and orphaned children. >> brown: and we close with a conversation with the editor of a new anthology of verse: 100 poems written over 100 years. >> it doesn't have poetry. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> a
PBS
Dec 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
today the probe will focus on nobel peace laureate mohammed el-baradei, former foreign minister amr moussa and former presidential candidate hamdeen sabahi. all three oppose islamist president mohammed morsi and the country's new constitution. the new u.s. senator from hawaii democrat brian schatz was sworn in today. he'd been lieutenant governor for the last two years. now, he replaces fellow democrat daniel inouye, who died this month at the age of 88. schatz took the oath of office on the senate floor after being tapped by hawaii's governor. the new senator said he'll seek election in his own right, in 2014. inouye wanted hawaii congresswoman colleen hanabusa to take his seat. she said today she respects the governor's choice. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to margaret. >> warner: we turn now to russia, where a proposed new law on adoptions, causing alarm in the united states, came a step closer to being enacted today. ray suarez has the story. >> reporter: in moscow today, president vladimir putin said he does intend to sign a bill that bars americans from
PBS
Dec 11, 2012 3:00pm PST
mohammed morsi in cairo. morsi, morsi, they chanted. reporters also gathered in the coastal city of alexandria this evening, just days before a referendum on a draft constitution. it would affirm many tenets of sharia as the law of the land. >> i support the president. i think that opponents of the president claim that egypt would turn into an islamic state. but the reality is if they do not want a constitution that contains islamic law and they fear the growth of the islamic political current. >> suarez: back in cairo, morsi's opponents gathered again, separated from the president's muslim brotherhood backers by barricades. >> all these barricades you see here will not stop a million revolutionaries. they will eat these stones, not demolish them. they will eat them. >> suarez: violence between the two sides last week killed seven and wounded hundreds. and before dawn today, masked gunman sprayed birth shot at protestors in tahrir square miles from the presidential palace. nine people were hurt. amid the action in the streets, some in the anti-morsi faction urged like-minded egyp
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am PST
. >> high level defection there. mohammed jamjoom joins me from beirut. we're hearing reports of how the rebels helped him make his escape to turkey. >> reporter: that's right, victor. the rebel free syrian army spokesperson we spoke with earlier in the day said it was an arduous journey, took longer than they anticipated. at one point they were transporting the major general by scooter and that it took hours longer than they thought it would, he finally got across the border into turkey. we have been trying to reach the major general. we have not been able to yet. but the rebel free syrian army says this is very significant. this is a morale boost for the rebels there. now, even though this isn't making any difference on the ground in syria right now, and it is a horribly violent day, 60 killed so far, the fact of the matter is if this man who he says he is, and if he's as high rank is as he says he is, co-provide kcohe could provide key intelligence to the rebels and the international community as well. >> soon we'll hit the two-year mark for what has been happening in syria and ov
CNN
Dec 30, 2012 4:00am PST
's go to cnn's mohammed jamjoom. yesterday was the deadliest day since january of last year. claims of a mass execution coming out. tell me more about it. >> that's right, alison, opposition activists reporting at least 397 people killed yesterday. that's a staggering number, even by the standards in syria where these days routinely we're hearing that well over 100 people a day were killed because of the fighting there. what we're hearing, the reports that are emerging that in hums province that at least 200 people were killed after regime forces retook a city from the rebel free syrian army forces. now, one activist told us that they got some of their information from a captured syrian soldier that told them that many people had been rounded up. that they had been taking to a petro chemical plant there and executed. we're still trying to get more details about this. the syrian government for their part said they went in and that they captured and killed a lot of terrorists. terrorists is the term they use when they're referring to opposition fighters. this sounds like a horrific cr
CNN
Dec 6, 2012 2:00am PST
, this is in cairo. it was there last night that supporters and owe points of president mohamed morsi clashed. they hurled rocks and molotov cocktails at each other. at least five people were killed, hundreds injured. the root of the violence is what many believe is morsi's grab for power. ian lee joins us this morning. what's happening right now. >> reporter: we have the elite republican guard, the people tasked with protecting the president. they are putting up barbed wire and road blocks, diverting traffic and people away and trying to keep the two sides, the pro-morsi and the anti-morsi protesters away from each other. last flight we saw thousands of pro-morsi supporters camp outside of the presidential palace, that is after they went there and removed, by force, the anti-morsi protesters. but now we have a small -- protests are planned for today against morsi and their plan to defe descend, again, on the presidential palace. >> a direct constitution has been approved and egyptians are scheduled to vote on it next week. is there something in this proposal that has protesters so angry? >>
CNN
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
, after angry protests against political moves by the president, mohamed morsi, have turned deadly. tanks, armored personnel vehicles, all stationed outside the presidential analysis cairo. not only are they guarding the palace, they're also keeping apart supporters and opponents of morsi. hundreds of his islamist supporters already taking to the streets in cairo this morning. opponents are gathering not very far away. last night the two sides clashed right outside the palace. the violence killed at least five people. hundreds of other people were injured. opponents are demanding that morsi dial back on those sweeping powers that he has granted himself. cnn's reza sayah is live for us in cairo this morning. what's the latest? >> reporter: soledad, we're getting the first signs that maybe, just maybe, cooler heads are prevailing and peace could be extraordinary in front of the presidential palace. within the past 20 minutes, we've seen about a few thousand of president morsi's supporters move away from the palace area and the crowd seems to be thinning out. we're getting reports that this
CNN
Dec 15, 2012 4:00am PST
is underway in egypt right now. president mohammed morsi headed to the polls today to vote on a new constitution for his country. he has urged egyptians to support it, but some opposition parties want them to reject it. they fear this will consolidate islamist power and say it tramples on civil rights. >>> the united states has given the go ahead to send patriot anti-ballistic missiles to turkey along with 400 troops to operate them. now, this means the u.s. forces for the first time will be in direct position to take action against the assad regime in syria next door. but officials say the surface to air missiles are for defensive purposes only. >>> and this man may soon return to power as japan's next prime minister. the head of japan's liberal democratic party. voters head to the polls this weekend to pick the new parliament. and japan's next government will face a struggling economy and heightened tensions with china and north korea. >>> in london, a mass has just been held at westminster cathedral for the nurse who apparently killed herself after she transferred that prank call
CNN
Dec 15, 2012 1:30pm PST
was a success. >>> in egypt, president mohamed morsi cast his ballot today for a new draft constitution. voters there deciding whether the controversial document will go into effect. the days leading up to today's vote have been marred by many protests and violence. back to you, soledad. >>> we know that there was a report that a relative of the shooter said that he suffered -- the shooter suffered some, quote, kind of autism. we want to get to dr. mac wh whiznitser, an autism expert at a hospital in cleveland. and he provided some more clarification for us on this. thanks for being with us. i appreciate it. i think this brings us into a conversation about mental illness and about something else which i guess is developmental, which is autism. my nephew is autistic, so i know a little bit about this. there are many people who would say, well, what is a kind of autism -- which is quoting the gentleman who apparently told investigators that about the shooter. what do you think he's talking about? >> well, if you look at the classic definition of autism or autism spectrum disorder, it's a developm
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 4:00am PST
of mohamed morsi. demonstrators are rallying in cairo in support of the embattled president. >> but opposition factions are calling on rival demonstrators to call out, as well. let's go to ian lee who is in cairo's tahrir square. you are at the scene of the anti-morsi protests. are crowds turning out there? >> this crowd in tahrir square is smaller than what we've seen the previous days, but usually the crowd picks up later into the evening. we've seen tens, if not hundreds of thousands of people in tahrir square. but there's a dueling protest at cairo university where the muslim brotherhood and islamists are calling out for their supporters to show up. this is the first time we're seeing the brotherhood flex its street muscle, if you will. and show their support for the president. there's thousands, tens of thousands at that rally already right now. this is a big moment for them because we haven't seen them come out and give their opinion and this comes as the president morsi embattled as he is, trying to push the country into accepting a new draft constitution, which shoul
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 4:30am PST
this hour. supporters of egypt's embattled president, mohamed morsi, has called for two million man marches today. this follows a week of fierce anti-government protests and we could see much more. demonstrators were also gathering in cairo's tahrir square. they are furious at what they say is a power grab by the president. mr. morsi has said that he just wants to ensure stability until a new constitution is in place. >>> syria may have no working internet right now, but the fighting is raging on. the country's civil war is focusing right now on damascus international airport on the outskirts of the capital. they have surrounded it on one side and trying to keep the war jets grounded and stop its flow of weapons. syrian state-run tv insists the airport is functioning normally, though. >>> ford is issuing a voluntary recall of its 2013 escape and fusion models today. there are reports of engines overheating and then vehicle fires when the engine is running. there have been no injuries reported, but if you own one of these models, ford wants you to contact the dealer immediately. repair proce
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 1:30am EST
pat managed to win over not only the ragged women in a morobe and salt market but also sultan mohammed who granted her an unprecedented formal audience. her goal she told them was to convince people we enjoy being here and are generally interested in them. as it was not the only one to see the importance and her role. by the time the soviet trip, the last of their vice presidential ones, pat ambassador of goodwill had one of her -- and nric times calling her a diplomat in high heels. the report described her as self-possessed, self-made, orderly and precise. the capitol press club, an organization of african-american news correspondents, presented her with an international relations aboard in 1957, recognizing quote or goodwill at tiffany's among people of eight african countries end quote h.s. or as america's outstanding asset -- investor goodwill. deputy attorney general william rogers wrote to pat during a trip to europe which he had them bombarded i heard requests. he praised her significant role in public affairs. bolivar responsibilities a second lady that travel might only fulfi
FOX News
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
? will it be an islamic state? >> this is a significant victory for the muslim brotherhood and president mohammed morsi even though voter turnout was down. the approval rate looks to be 63, 64%. that's not far off from what the muslim brotherhood got in the parliamentary agreement which was ruled illegal prompting a battle between morsi and the judiciary. they've proven they can get out the votes. there are clams claims of fraud and they'll reject the legitimacy of the constitution. the struggle is hardlily over but it's a success for the muslim brotherhood. >> this is a defeat for the christians? there are dire warnings of consequentials for the christian minority making up 10% of egypt. what does this mean for those who are not muslim? >> for the cop ticks it's immense concern. during the last two years of the arab spring, something in the order of over 100,000 coptic christians fled egypt and they're facing the prospect of sharia law. they don't think they're just a bunch of moderates. this is a worrying development, there's a lot of speculation the coptic christian christmas which is january 7th ne
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 2:00am PST
in cairo growing. >> supporters and opponents of president mohammed morsi clashing outside of the presidential palace. the head of egypt's muslim brotherhood is calling for unit. divisions only help egypt enemies. tuesday's typhoon hundreds more are missing among the devastation. earlier this morning rescuers found a 77-year-old man alive. he survived on coconuts for the last two-days. >> get your on-line shopping done. right now you don't have to pay sales tax but that may change after the new year. >> for on-line shoppers it may be the last holiday with no sales tax. they aim to clarify or over turn a 92 supreme court ruling that requires retailers to have a physical presence in a state in order to collect sales tax on good. currently they are supposed to pay directly to the government but few actually do. having on-line retailers have both partyings as many struggle to find revenue and look to level the playing field. supporters say on-line sales tax is common sense and would encourage people to buy local keeping tax dollars in their community. critics say it would burde
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 2:00am PST
for the crisis in cairo. >> clashes continuing over president mohammed morsi's power grab. protestors attacking officers of morsi's muslim brotherhood. a defiant morsi refusing to give up his powers. opposition are remnants of mubarek's regime. at least 6 people have been killed this week and dozens injured. obama is urging both sides to hold talks without preconditions. >>> vice president dick cheney offering scathing criticism of president obama's foreign policies. >> we have more territory in that part of the world when you start to add up all of the areas that have come or have come under the influence of muslim brotherhood and radical islamists. that part of the world piers to be muffling into a direction that is fundamentally hostile. >> he was being honored by the hudson institute for his contributions to the u.s. and government. >>> a day after hunters found two bodies in a rural area the mother of a missing girl confirms it is her daughter and her niece. dozens of people attended a vigil. the girls disappeared back in july while riding their bikes. a positive id needs to be made by a m
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
that the united states and others apply a lot of pressure on mohammed morsi to be more incluive. officials at the state department are not involved right now. >> there are strong opinions in egypt about both the substance of the constitution and the process to get there. this is, these are egyptian decisions to make, how to move failure. >> that is what the united states officials are saying publicly but privately there is a fair degree of thinking they could be applying a lot more pressure on morsi. >>shepard: thank you. morsi could get a dose his own medicine. judge napolitano, his chicken is coming home to roost. >>judge napolitano: this is how he took power when the mobs had enough of mubarak. how did mubarak become the president of egypt? in a military coup and he stayed there 30 years with knox unlawful elections but no one was perted to run or campaign against him. the muslim brotherhood challenged and had riots and demonstrations and the military shot the demonstrators and then backed off and president mubarak ran. sound familiar? it is close to the description jonathan gave us of
FOX News
Dec 16, 2012 7:00am PST
vote. this is a constitution that's divided this new democracy, favored by mohammed morsi and the muslims defenders say it's needed to gain the protection. next saturday's voting will happen in the rural areas of the country, favorable to the conservative islamist party. so at this point it seems this constitution's going to happen. there are a chances for the opposition to modify it after the fact but that's difficult. the new constitution also means there will be a new parliament voted in but islamists on that side are well organized. the fear is that the opponents, the critics, will again have to take it to the streets. >> all right, so potentially the violence and demonstrations may not end. >>> as you heard greg report, the islamist predicted to score a victory in the weekend vote. what does it mean for egypt's future, the role of morsi and the potential of a islamist state in egypt. john bolton jones us about every sunday at this time. good morning, embassador. >> good morning. >> the new constitution says islam is the official religion of the state. what other impac
KCSMMHZ
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
after fatal clashes between islamist supporters and opponents of president mohamed morsi over a new draft constitution for the country. state-run media say five people were killed and more than 600 injured. the two sides threw fire bombs and rocks at each other near the presidential palace on wednesday. secular forces and young people are protesting morsi's plan to hold a referendum on the draft on december 15th, saying it has not been properly debated. >> translator: we won't let them hold a referendum. we'll protest at the presidential palace, tahrir square, everywhere. and we won't let it happen. >> the president's supporters have been holding a sit-in around the palace, where troops and tanks have been deployed. >> translator: we are determined to protect the president we elected democratically. >> president morsi says he has not changed his plans for the referendum, but many fear the violence will spread. >>> at least 327 people are confirmed dead after typhoon bopha struck the philippines earlier this week. 250,000 people are living in shelters. many have yet to receive any as
PBS
Dec 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
with us. >> we'll be right back. >> egyptian president mohamed morsi claiming new powers following his participation in israeli-palestinian cease-fire negotiations, temporarily widening his control and shielding his decisions from judicial review. the supreme judicial council calling morsi's decree "an unprecedented attack on its independence." >> [ shouting in arabic ] >> thousands protesting what they call an undemocratic power grab. egypt's stock market plunging since morsi issued the decree. morsi meeting with senior judges saying the measures are temporary, not meant to concentrate powers. sandy, the worst storm to ever hit the jersey shore, also leaving a huge financial dent. new jersey governor chris christie announcing the preliminary cost of the damage is a record-high $29.4 billion, a number expected to rise. new york governor andrew cuomo also planning to ask the federal government for at least $30 billion to help his state in its recovery. meanwhile, new york is getting $27 million in federal funds to hire more than 5,000 sandy cleanup workers. holiday shopping season is of
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
. as the masses grew, president mohammed morsi left the palace. ever since the revolution that captivated the world, egypt has struggled on its road to democracy. two weeks ago, president morsi gave himself unchecked powers -- he says to put egypt on a democratic path. there was outrage on tahrir square. we were there. no one here believes morsi when he says that these powers are just temporary. they say they traded one tyrant for another. then a surprise -- morsi's islamist allies rushed through a new constitution. critics say it could make egypt more islamic and doesn't do enough to guarantee freedoms, including women's. egyptians will have a chance to vote on the new constitution in two weeks. tonight's protesters could boycott, but for now it looks like it will go ahead, and the president may very well get his way. alex marquardt, abc news, jerusalem. >>> and to england now where kate middleton, the duchess, is spending a second night in the hospital after the announcement she's having a baby, but it has been rough so far. abc's lama hasan now with an update on her health and the clue
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
presidential palace. opponents of president mohammed morsi are angry over his power grab last month. and a new constitution that was drafted by morsi's allies. >>> we turn to the latest on software mogul john mcafee. he was arrested last night in guatemala for entering the country illegally. now, officials there might send him back to belize, the place he was running from. mcafee vanished in belize after his neighbor was found dead. in an exclusive interview, he denied any involvement in that murder. and he told abc's matt gutman how he disguised himself on the run. >> i had a cane. i was walking like this. and i had my jaws stuffed with toilet paper. >> mcafee said he was requesting asylum in guatemala because he fears he will be killed if he goes back to belize. so far, police in belize are not calling him a suspect just yet. >>> now, the fiscal standoff in walk and what could be considered the slightest sign of progress. president obama and house speaker john boehner spoke on the phone about the situation yesterday. among the major sticking points is republican support for continuing tax cu
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
significant mohammed gamal led a terror cell when egyptian authorities raided his safe house, shootout that ended with a massi ex he admits he's a member of the terror group that orchestrated the siege. next week, hillary clinton will testify to congress about the attack. she'll face serious questions about whether diplomats in conflict zones have enough security. u.s. officials praised egypt officen as this coutry cal david? >> nick, thank you. >>> to syria tonight. the threat of chemical weapons appears to be growing. there is new proof those weapons may be in the hands of both sides. alex marquardt got inside syria where he fir he reports infom e oric' allies, great britals it had seen evidence thatria has prepared wea so far, no proof has been offered publicly at the same time, syria has the rebels could usmicl weapons, racheting up the tension in this conf fighting has gripped the syrian capital, damascus. rebels are trying to take the airport. potentially huge logistical blow to the assad regime. american officials are scared a desperate assad could use chemica
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
. drivers not properly scened -- screened we do have concerns about public safety. >> and mohammed owns an actual limb scene he keeps busy with exploding popularity of a limo summoning smart phone app. >> my driver starts at sock p.m. finishing by 6:00 in the morning and up with business all night. >> and now, is he facing a fine that his manager is contesting. >> think there are no law that's regulate what uber does. >> there is a state panel setting newzv&t÷ rules. >> regulators open the issue, some loudest opposition is likely to come from taxi drivers saying without question these services have made it tough to make a living. >> what they're doing is identical to taxi service. >> so this cab driver says he wants them regulated the same way. >> the other side is regulated. that creates an uneasy playing field. >> one family tragedy inspires another good will, now, two are united and promoting organ donations. an 18-year-old given just days to live. his liver failed. 22-year-old george becker died about the same time. his liver saved garcia's live. two families are honoring him in th
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
of president mohamed morsi. they, along with morsi supporters, are both staging massive marches today, ahead of saturday's vote, on a draft constitution. that referendum and morsi's power grab in the last month, set off the worst violence since last year's revolution. >>> also, breaking news this morning from south africa. we learned that former president nelson mandela is suffering from a recuring lung infection. doctors say the 94-year-old leader is responding to dreemt. mandela has been in the hospital since saturday. and until now, his medical condition had not been made public. >>> a new intelligence report is offering bold predictions about where the world is heading by 2030. that's just 17 years away. the national intelligence counsel expects china will become the world's biggest economic power. but the u.s. remains the dominant military superpower and will become energy independent overall. we can expect to have 8.3 billion people on the planet. >>> as for more immediate concerns, the fiscal cliff is one day closer, with a stalemate over heading off huge tax increases and deep spendi
ABC
Dec 16, 2012 5:00am PST
. egyptian president mohammed morsi hails from the group that accurately predicted past election results. japanese voters are voting in a general election that will give the country it's 7th prime minister in 6 years. early polls suggest most voters will back the liberal democratic party giving it another chance three years after voters ousted them. tsunami politics may play a role more than a year after the disaster. thousands are suffering through a second winter waiting for their homes to be rebuilt. as lawmakers here and the president grapple with ways to avoid the impending fiscal cliff a top republican offered to raise income taxes on americans earning more than $1 million a year. >>> the move by house speaker john boehner as a concession in negotiations with president obama to avoid the fast approaching end of temporary tax cuts. but the offer falls far short of the president's demand for an increase on household earnings more than 250,000 dollars. while the news suggests a possible break through in the stand off standoff to reduce the may gos's huge debt problem a spokesman for b
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 1:05am PST
tim cook and egypt's new president, mohamed morsi. >>> we turn to the fallout from that report that blamed poor management at the state department for the deadly attack in benghazi. four staffers have been officially relieved of their duties, including eric boswell, assistant secretary for diplomatic security. his deputy, charlene lamb, and an official from near east affairs. >> frankly, the state department had not given benghazi the security, both physical and personnel resources, it needed. >> hearings on the benghazi issue continue on capitol hill today. but secretary of state hillary clinton will not be there. she's still recovering from a concussion. her testimony is expected next month. >>> a giant blizzard is blowing across the middle of the country this morning, dumping up to a foot of snow from kansas to wisconsin. as gusty winds kick up, whiteout conditions have cars sliding off roads in nebraska. and long stretches of two major highways, interstate 70 and 80, had to be shut down in long stretches. visibility was so low, 600 flights had to be canceled in and out of d
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 5:30pm PST
several hundred tired morsi opponents tried to keep up their spirits. mohamed sayedi has lived in a tent for nine days and remains defiant. >> we would keep our rights from the president. >> reporter: the opposition promises an indefinite campaign of mass protests and civil disobedience until morsi rescinds his decree. and annuls the draft constitution. these protesters, secular and liberal, have this message for the world. >> we are not going to accept a new dictator ruling us anymore. >> reporter: but tonight in a special ceremony morsi accepted the final draft constitution from the panel that wrote it. every one of them islamist. he declared a national referendum for december 15th. immediately after that opposition leaders said tonight that their struggle would continue, laying the ground work for more confrontation and violence. lester? >> jim maceda in cairo, thank you. >>> in mexico a day of change and protests as a new president was sworn in. enrique pena nieto says his main goal is to reduce drug-related violence which killed more than 60,000 people in the six years felipe calder
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
up with protesters, more than 100,000 at times today, chanting against their president, mohamed morsi, claiming he jammed through a draft of a new constitution, which strengthens the muslim brotherhood against christians and liberals. critics say it would curb the rights of women and freedom of speech. >>> and back here at home, a terrifying scene in a small town. a train derailment that sent hazardous chemicals, a gas called vinyl chloride, spewing into the air. more than 70 people sought medical treatment for burning eyes, labored breathing. and abc's linsey davis is on the scene. >> reporter: thousands of gallons of the hazardous chemical vinyl chloride spewed into the air from the ruptured car. residents were told to stay in their homes. three schools within a mile ordered to keep students indoors. >> we are saying to all that are watching this, that live within the borough of paulsboro, it is a time for caution. >> reporter: 71 people were admitted to a local hospital. vinyl chloride is a colorless gas. inhaling it can cause dizziness, headaches and drowsiness. breathing very hig
KICU
Dec 7, 2012 11:30pm PST
night for the 4th time, manny pacquiao and juan manuel marquez will meet. mohammed morsi is 39 years old. manny pacquiao 34. manny pacquiao won two by narrow decisions. and cal's women's basketball team a winner tonight, 84-46. a blow out. >> thank you. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you next time the news break. >> we are always here for you on www.ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. city hall lit up ññ0ñ@Ñ
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
supporters of president mohamed morsi. protesters had already filled the streets of cairo, angry because morsi had granted himself near absolute powers last week. they fear that the new constitution will take away many of their rights. holly williams is covering all this for us. she's above tahrir square in aairo tonight. holly? >> scott, the assembly that wrote this draft constitution is dominated by president mubarak's islamist allies, so on the one hand, it gives islamic law a bigger role in government. but on the other hand, a clause that specifically guaranteed equality for women was removed. today i spoke with an egyptian blogger and she told me she's worried that this draft constitution could be used to violate her rights. >> you take your salary from my taxes. you have no right to tell me how to live my life, how to dress, how to talk. you have no right to put me in jail because i'm expressing on opinion on the internet or in the streets and this is what they did in the constitution. >> pelley: holly, with so much opposition, what are the chances that president morsi is going to
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Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
system. following protests by supporters of president mohamed morsi, the court went on strike and joined the judicial rebellion against morsi which began after morsi gave himself absolute authority and immunity from the judicial system. >>> after school special. why the school day will get longer the for tens of thousands of children. this is the morning news. thousands of children. this is the morning news. [ elizabeth ] i like to drink orange juice or have lemon in my water... eat tomato sauce on my spaghetti. the acidic levels in some foods can cause acid erosion. the enamel starts to wear down. and you can't grow your enamel back. i was quite surprised, as only few as four exposures a day what that can do to you. it's quite a lesson learned. my dentist recommended that i use pronamel. because it helps to strengthen the enamel. he recommended that i use it every time i brush. you feel like there is something that you're doing to help safeguard against the acid erosion. and i believe it's doing a good job. five days later, i had a massive heart attack. bayer aspirin was the first thing
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Dec 3, 2012 4:30am PST
on strike joining a growing protest against president mohamed morsi in response to morsi's edict that his actions are above judicial rule. >>> in japan investigators say missing bolts may have caused concrete ceiling slabs to fall on cars in a highway tunnel killing nine people. yesterday's accident happened deep inside the three-mile-long tunnel about 50 miles west of tokyo. the government says 49 highway tunnels throughout japan will be inspected immediately. >>> some more details surrounding that troubled relationship of kansas city chiefs player javon belcher and his girlfriend kasandra perkins. they had lived apart earlier this year but just got back together. belcher shot and killed perkins saturday before killing himself in front of his head coach and general manager. >>> high winds are a major concern as crews tried to contain a wildfire in the rocky mountain national park. so far the fire has scorched more than 3500 acres in colorado. it's been burning for almost two months now. but strong winds doubled its size over the past few days. it's 20% contained. it was started by an ill
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Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
not use them. >>> in egypt today, opponents of president mohamed morsi plan a huge protest march and a general strike. crowds have started to gather in cairo's tahrir square. holly williams is in cairo. holly, good morning to you. what's the latest there now? >> good morning, terrell. well, president morsi's opponents are calling this a final warning to the president and his islamist allies. they're expecting tens of thousands of people today, perhaps more. they're angry about two things. first of all, president morsi's power grab of 12 days ago in which he gave himself expanded new authority. secondly, a draft constitution, which we put to a referendum, a popular vote in two weeks time. critics say it gives too prominent a role to islamic shari'a law but fails to protect some basic freedoms. >> despite protests there, if there's a vote on the constitution, will it likely go in president morsi's favor if there's even a vote at all? >> reporter: there's a very good chance that this draft constitution will pass at referendum, in part because many egyptians want stability after two
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Dec 5, 2012 4:30am PST
president mohamed morsi's decision to declare his laws above judicial review. more than 100,000 protestors clashed with police yesterday outside the presidential palace in cairo. morsi was taken out by a back gate to assure his safety but is back in the palace today. >>> in syria, battles between government and rebel forces are closer to president assad. there are reports of fighting just outside the capital city of damascus increasing fears the syrian government may start using chemical weapons. meanwhile, u.n. secretary- general ban ki-moon has hinted he would not favor an asylum deal for assad even as a way to end syria's civil war. >>> silicon valley pioneer john mcafee is now in guatemala seeking asylum after spending weeks in hiding. mcafee, who founded the santa clara software security company, is wanted for the murder of a neighbor in belize. he says he is innocent. mcafee spoke to the "associated press" in a restaurant in guatemala city after sneaking out of nearby belize. >>> 4748 now. new york police say a suspect is in custody and has implicated himself in the death of a man wh
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Dec 6, 2012 4:30am PST
the presidential palace in cairo as clashes intensify between critics and supporters of president mohamed morsi. meanwhile overnight, violence left five people dead and more than 600 injured, the worst outbreak since the "muslim brotherhood" leader was elected. morsi critics began protesting two weeks ago when the president gave himself sweeping powers that placed him above judicial oversight. >>> and a sliver of hope towards ending the syria civil war. secretary of state hillary clinton and a top russian diplomat will held a surprise meeting with the united nations peace envoy foreseers, still amid signs for for syria. >>> meanwhile germany approved sending patriot air defense missiles to turkey to protect the country against attacks from neighboring syria. mortar rounds and shells from syria have killed several turks in recent weeks. the decision on the missiles must still be approved by the german parliament. >>> it's official, recreational marijuana use is now legal in washington state. hundreds of of people showed up at the space needle to celebrate at midnight. voters approved the law las
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Dec 6, 2012 5:30pm PST
, mohamed morsi, wanted to bring visedwith a televised address tonight. he didn't. last month, morsi granted fimself near-absolute power. thousands of protesters are demanding that morsi scrap a proposed new constitution that they fear will take away many of their rights. holly williams is in cairo for holonight. holly. r: weporter: well, scott, some people here thought that after days of protest and bloodshed, president morsi would make a major concession tonight, but what he did offer won't be enough theirs opponents. they wanted him to immediately sive up all of the sweeping new powers that he gave himself two weeks ago, and they wanted him to postpone a referendum on n,ypt's new constitution, which is due to take place in under 10 1ys' time. they say that constitution ooesn't protect the rights of all egyptians. but president morsi didn't do either of those things. instead, he offered to give up just one of his new powers, a vaguely worded right to take all necessary steps to protect the country. he said he'd give up all the other powers once the referendum has taken place. el pelley: so
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